New on TV today: Wednesday 2 September

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 02 Sep 2020
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Hidden Japan

Channel: Curiosity Channel (DStv 185)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Wildlife, Nature, Documentary

Hidden Japan

The culture of Japan is incredible, from bloom festivals to ultra-modern cities.

But there are also more than 130 mammals and 600 bird species dwelling in Japan's 6,852 islands.

This island chain is long enough to span climate zones, providing a huge range of habitat.

Look beyond the ancient temples and glass skyscrapers and volcanos loom, bears hunt and birds do battle.

This is the hidden Japan.

Bad Boy Billionaires: India

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00, all episodes
Genre: Documentary Series

Bad Boy Billionaires: India

What would you do to make it to the top? To build an empire? To maintain an image?

Bad Boy Billionaires answers just that. This investigative docuseries explores the greed, fraud and corruption that built up — and ultimately brought down — India's most infamous tycoons.

Dive into the stories of India's most infamous billionaires - Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Subrata Roy and Byrraju Ramalinga Raju - as they plan, plot and maneuver through their rises and falls.

Watch as insiders and experts discuss what made these men genius and, in some cases, the greatest conmen.

Chef's Table: BBQ

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00, all episodes
Genre: Food, Documentary Series

Chef's Table: BBQ

The Emmy-nominated series delves into the juicy, smoky world of barbecue, visiting acclaimed chefs and pitmasters in the US, Australia and Mexico.

Featured chefs and pitmasters include Tootsie Tomantez, an 85-year-old grandmother who still shovels the coals at her Texas restaurant; and Lennox Hastie, a remarkable Australian chef who sources all of his ingredients from the Outback.

There's also Rodney Scott of South Carolina, who is known for his whole hog barbecue; and Rosalia Chay Chuc, a traditional Mayan chef who serves Cochinita Pibil out of her Mexico home.


Channels in this post: Curiosity Channel, Netflix South Africa


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